What to Eat Wednesday: Ring in the New Year

These tarts are the perfect diabetes friendly party food!Just one more day til the New Year! Still searching for the perfect bites for your party? Why not try these diabetic-friendly Mini Pear and Goat Cheese Tarts from the American Diabetes Association. Delicious, party-friendly and they won’t throw off your weekly meal plan!

Ingredients

  • 14 mini fillo shells
  • 1 1/2 cups diced pears, skin on (about 2 small bosc pears)
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Arrange thawed fillo cups on to a baking sheet. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together pears, goat cheese, egg whites and ground black pepper.
  4. Fill each fillo cup with a heaping tablespoon of pear mixture.
  5. Drizzle to top of each tart with a little balsamic vinegar.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes. Serve hot or room temperature.

Chef Tip: Mini fillo cups can be found in your grocer’s freezer and are great to have on hand for last minute appetizers (both sweet and savory)!

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